Mass. Marijuana Podcast: The Exit Drug

Mass. Marijuana Podcast: The Exit Drug

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BOSTON — With its potential for pain management and indications that cannabis can be used to treat a range of conditions from epilepsy to post-traumatic stress, there’s a hope it could now be aimed at the opioid crisis.

For years teenagers were warned marijuana was a gateway drug that would lead to the abuse of heavier substances, but with mounting evidence of its medical benefits -- some are now calling it the exit drug.

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